AI Facts according to Gartner

AI as a concept refers to computing hardware being able to essentially think for itself and make decisions based on the data it is being fed. They are able to perform computing tasks much quicker and efficiently than the human mind, which makes huge impacts to research all over the world. Many of us now use Alexa daily within the home, I am sure like myself you were sceptical at first, but now find myself wondering what’s coming next?

Three quick thinking points from Gartner

  • In January 2016 – the term artificial technology was not even in the top 100 search terms on Gartner
  • By May 2017 – the term ranked at number 7, showing how interest had increased
  • Gartner predicts that by 2020 AI will be a top five investment priority for more than 30% of CIO’s

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